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[texts]Extended Family Services, Inc. (formerly Jack and Jill Nursery), Missoula, Montana, child care food program : report on audit for the period October 1, 1984-September 30, 1986 (Volume 1986) - Monaghan, John
"December 1986"--1st prelim. p
Keywords: Extended Family Services, Inc. (Missoula, Mont.); Child care services
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[texts]ERIC ED305525: Caregiving as a Family Network Event. - ERIC
Caregiving studies often focus on the impaired elder who is the care receiver and the one family member who is perceived as the primary caregiver. Such studies fail to consider all members of the family, whether or not they are involved in providing care. This study was conducted to explore the effects of an elder's health-related dependency on the family network through the eyes of family members other than and including the primary caregiver and care receiver...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Extended Family; Family Caregivers; Family Relationship; Family Role; Older Adults; Parent Child Relationship; Social Networks; Social Support Groups
[texts]ERIC ED350645: Parents and Schools: An Intervention Perspective. - ERIC
This paper examines parental involvement in schools and schooling. "Parents" in this case are interpreted broadly to include extended families and the variety of child caretakers. Building on existing literature, it offers some expanded conceptual frameworks with a view to enhancing subsequent intervention research, practice, and policy making. The first section, on society's agenda for involving the home, gives a rationale on intentional intervention...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Caregivers; Elementary Secondary Education; Extended Family; Family School Relationship; Intervention; Parent Participation; Parent School Relationship; Parents
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED298409: Adolescents and Suicide: Restoring the Kin Network. - ERIC
This booklet describes Houston's Systemic Crisis Intervention Program (SCIP), an outpatient-based program for adolescents who have attempted suicide, used during the suicidal crisis period and based on the premise that children need a healthy kin system to serve as a buffer to the all too frequent crises of adolescence. The introduction presents two case studies of adolescents who have attempted suicide and background on the nuclear family's need for a health kin system in order to adapt success...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Case Studies; Extended Family; Family Involvement; Family Relationship; Intervention; Outcomes of Treatment; Prevention; Program Effectiveness; Psychotherapy; Suicide
[texts]ERIC ED327347: Appalachian Mental Health. - ERIC
In this book, 17 psychologists, anthropologists, social workers and others explore important theoretical and applied issues concerning the mental health of Appalachian people. Rejecting the view of Appalachia as an area dominated by a culture of poverty, these papers portray a strong regional culture based on family, community, and religion. This cultural context has implications for development of mental health problems and coping skills, and for delivery of mental health services...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Background; Cultural Context; Cultural Influences; Delivery Systems; Extended Family; Health Services; Mental Disorders; Mental Health; Regional Characteristics; Rural Areas; Rural Population; Sociocultural Patterns; Use Studies
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED354059: "Thoughts" about Preserving and Empowering Families through Co-Parenting Partnerships. - ERIC
In the traditional family preservation model, a family's integrity is preserved by keeping children in the care of their immediate or extended families. Family reunification has involved safely returning children to the custody of their families after a period of foster care. However, families are not preserved solely by family members maintaining close physical proximity to their members. Most families develop strong emotional and kinship bonds that perpetuate the history and culture of the fam...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Welfare; Extended Family; Family History; Family Life; Family Programs; Family Relationship; Family Role; Family Structure; Foster Family; Young Children
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED323283: Quality, Price, and Income in Child Care Choice. - ERIC
This study uses a multinomial logic model to examine the impact of price, quality, family income, and family characteristics on the choice of child care. Price is measured in terms of predicted expenditures on care. Quality is measured by the ratio of children to staff. The following modes of care are examined: (1) day care center or nursery school; (2) care by sitter; (3) care by relative; and (4) care by husband/partner...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Caregivers; Costs; Day Care; Day Care Centers; Extended Family; Family Financial Resources; Family Income; Family Programs; Fathers; Models; Predictor Variables; Public Policy
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED346989: Conceptualising Family Life and Family Policies. - ERIC
The United Nations International Year of the Family 1994 will give policymakers the opportunity to bring together threads of social life that have previously been treated separately. The danger in talking about the concept of "the family" lies both in its abstractness and in its emotional, religious, and political overtones. To avoid this definitional quicksand, people must be reminded that every individual has a family (of origin at least); that the family changes throughout the course of an in...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Definitions; Extended Family; Family Income; Family Programs; Family Relationship; Family Role; Family (Sociological Unit); Family Structure; Foreign Countries; International Programs; Policy Formation
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED369625: The Extended Family: An Educational Program for the Seasonal and Migrant Farm Worker. - ERIC
This paper describes the University of Tennessee's High School Equivalency Program (HEP), one of 21 programs throughout the United States aimed at assisting seasonal and migrant farm workers in improving their level of employment and education. For the first 4 years, the University of Tennessee's HEP was a campus-based residency program, but in 1986 it was changed to a work-site-based operation to better meet the needs of students and their families...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agricultural Laborers; Daily Living Skills; Educational Attainment; Educational Opportunities; Extended Family; Family Involvement; High School Equivalency Programs; Migrant Education; Migrants; Program Descriptions
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED349722: A Study of Parent-Child Attachments in HIV+/AIDS Minority Families. - ERIC
This study examined medical services and support services available to and utilized by minority families where a child and/or parent was identified as having Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Sixteen caregivers of children (ages 2-4) diagnosed as HIV positive or children who had been exposed to the HIV/AIDS virus participated in the study. Caregivers were administered the Pediatric AIDS Interview which covered demographic information, child's medic...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; Extended Family; Family Caregivers; Family Involvement; Family Relationship; Family Role; Interviews; Medical Services; Minority Groups; Social Support Groups; Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED366438: The Changing Family Structure. - ERIC
This newsletter issue contains feature articles and short reports on how and why family structures are undergoing substantial change in many parts of the world. These articles include: (1) "The Changing Family Structure," a review of how families are changing and why; (2) "Peru: Families in the Andes"; (3) "Thailand: Families of the Garbage Dump"; (4) "Arrernte Families, Culture, and Environment," about Australia's Aboriginal peoples; (5) "Thriving against the Odds," which examines how children ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Traits; Extended Family; Family Problems; Family Programs; Family (Sociological Unit); Family Structure; Foreign Countries; Nuclear Family; Poverty; Poverty Programs; Social Change
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED377411: Patterns in Marital Interpersonal Affect and Quantitative Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) Affective Scores. - ERIC
Empirical findings have supported an inverse relationship between closeness to extended family and friends versus spouse. The three foregoing interpersonal relationships in terms of affective quality, direction and dominance were investigated, using an objective test as well as the TAT. Bellak (1986) considered that the strength of the TAT lies in its ability to elicit the content and dynamics of interpersonal relationships...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavior Patterns; Emotional Adjustment; Extended Family; Family Relationship; Foreign Countries; Interaction; Interpersonal Communication; Interpersonal Relationship; Marriage; Marriage Counseling; Parent Child Relationship; Spouses
Downloads: 7
[movies]WHOSE CHILDREN are they NOW? AIDS Orphans in Ethiopia (Amharic version) - Dorothy Fadiman, Amy Hill
In Ethiopia, the AIDS epidemic has left more than one million children without parents. Compassionate groups and individuals have taken on responsibility to raise and care for not only family members and neighbors, but also unique orphanages. This film explores the stories of these caregivers, and the young people for whom they care. Through the films, the viewer is able to "visit" with these children in their new homes for a birthday party, a meal together, a day at school, and much more...
Keywords: Children; orphans; orphanages; family; neighbors; community; responsibility; caring; compassion; extended family; social systems; HIV; AIDS; HIV/AIDS; Ethiopia; SEEDS of HOPE
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[movies]WHOSE CHILDREN are they NOW? AIDS Orphans in Ethiopia - Dorothy Fadiman, Amy Hill
In Ethiopia, the AIDS epidemic has left more than one million children without parents. Compassionate groups and individuals have taken on responsibility to raise and care for not only family members and neighbors, but also unique orphanages. This film explores the stories of these caregivers, and the young people for whom they care. Through the films, the viewer is able to "visit" with these children in their new homes for a birthday party, a meal together, a day at school, and much more...
Keywords: Children; orphans; orphanages; family; neighbors; community; responsibility; caring; compassion; extended family; social systems; HIV; AIDS; HIV/AIDS; Ethiopia; SEEDS of HOPE
Downloads: 3,160 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[texts]ERIC ED341756: The Hispanic Family: The Decade of Change. - ERIC
This speech covers a broad range of issues surrounding the Hispanic American family and the changes it has undergone in the last 10 years. Some of the challenges that past and current society presents to minority groups are cited, and a discussion of family reviews its importance and the meaning of the concept "family" for successful identity. The Latino family is extended and all embracing, including all generations and all categories of relatives, the baptismal and marital godparents, adopted ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Anglo Americans; Culture Conflict; Extended Family; Family Attitudes; Family Life; Family Problems; Family Role; Hispanic Americans; Minority Groups; Population Trends; Social Change; Social Indicators; Social Values; Sociocultural Patterns; Traditionalism
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED378511: The Diverse Living Arrangements of Children: Summer 1991. - ERIC
This report presents findings on children's living arrangements as taken from the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). The SIPP is unique in that it records how each person is related to everyone else in the household. Detailed information on parent-child relationships is provided, allowing identification of biological, step, foster, and adoptive ties. Similar data are collected for siblings...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Census Figures; Child Rearing; Children; Demography; Extended Family; Family Environment; Family (Sociological Unit); Family Structure; Nuclear Family; One Parent Family; Population Trends; Sociocultural Patterns; Statistical Analysis; Stepfamily
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED353051: Building on People's Strengths: The Case for Contextual Child Development. Studies and Evaluation Papers 5. - ERIC
It is often the case that lip service is paid to the strength of indigenous culture while the implications of indigenous peoples' strengths are disregarded in actual project design. This paper shows that indigenous peoples and societies are able to cope with an extraordinary number of permutations, and that their coping mechanisms are both infinitely resilient and enormously adaptable. The most obvious strength and resource of African children is the extended family...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavior Patterns; Child Development; Child Rearing; Children; Context Effect; Coping; Early Childhood Education; Extended Family; Foreign Countries; Nursery Schools; Planning; Self Determination; Social Structure; Socialization; Sociocultural Patterns
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED292013: Differential Utilization of Selected Community Resources by Abused Wives. - ERIC
Wife abuse is a social problem that confronts all sectors of the human services network. It is not known what life factors influence an abused wife's initial choice to leave home and seek help in a shelter agency or to stay home and seek help in a non-shelter agency. This study was conducted to examine the relative importance of various factors associated with where an abused wife initially turns for service in the community...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Battered Women; Client Characteristics (Human Services); Community Services; Criminals; Decision Making; Extended Family; Family Violence; Family Violence Shelters; Human Services; Influences; Pregnancy; Residential Programs; Socioeconomic Status; Time
[texts]ERIC ED294335: Parent Stress, Family Functioning and Social Support in Families of Young Handicapped Children. - ERIC
This study compared parent stress, family functioning, and social support in 55 families with a developmentally handicapped child (ages 0-7) and 55 families with a nonhandicapped child. Findings indicated that a young handicapped child did induce greater stress in his parents than did a nonhandicapped child. Parents of handicapped children appeared to have greater problems associated with the care of the handicapped child, felt more pessimistic about the child's future, and felt more negative ab...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Achievement Need; Daily Living Skills; Developmental Disabilities; Discipline; Extended Family; Family Environment; Family Life; Family Problems; Intervention; Moral Values; Parent Role; Religious Factors; Social Environment; Social Systems; Stress Variables
[texts]ERIC ED286908: Creating a Database for Demographic Research: A Case Study. - ERIC
The PUS801000 (Public Use Samples) database was created as a subsample of the Census Bureau's 1980 Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) for the purpose of meeting the needs of demographics research. PUMS needed to be reorganized along relational lines by identifying the variables most widely used by researchers and constructing proper relations containing these variables. PUMS contains 11 million records for individuals and 4 million records for households; in its original format, each household r...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Census Figures; Database Management Systems; Databases; Demography; Extended Family; Family Characteristics; Family Relationship; Family (Sociological Unit); Family Structure; Marital Status; National Surveys; Residential Patterns; Search Strategies; User Needs (Information)
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